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Basic Recipe for Kombucha

The Homesteading Hippy


  • 4 cups boiling water
  • 4 cups cool water
  • 1 cup sugar organic is best if you can
  • tea either loose leaf or bags
  • 1 gallon sized glass jar


  • Add the tea bags to the boiling water to steep for 10 minutes.
  • Add sugar and stir to dissole.
  • Remove tea bags, add cool water and allow to come to room temperature.
  • Add scoby and brew for approximately 7-10 days.
  • This may vary, depending on the temperature of your room.